Tag: frugal Chicago

Summer Deals of the Day!

Carrera Gipsy sunglasses on Jordana Brewster
New Deal from YouCeleb! It’s a sunny day and that means you need a sweet pair of designer shades to look hot this summer!  So,….have you seen today’s deal? Carrera Gipsy sunglasses for only $88! Amazon sells them for $126 and you can pay nearly double the YouCeleb price at Macys for $140.  Also a... Read more »

The Cheapest Cubs Game Ever!

The Cheapest Cubs Game Ever!
So a couple weeks ago my hubby and I went to a Cubs pre-party, Cubs Game (Bleacher Bum seats!) and after party with snacks for under $10 TOTAL!  The biggest cost was taking the EL which we realized later, it was such a nice day, we could’ve just biked down to Wrigley from Evanston! After... Read more »

Get TANK-ed This WEEKEND!!!

Get TANK-ed This WEEKEND!!!
My summer outfit generally consists of comfy jeans or Capri pants and a choice of colors of the classic standard, Old Navy tank!   This Sat + Sun you can get them for just $2.00 each at the “Old Navy Tankathon!”  My favs are just simple black or grey tank, because you can just add sunglasses... Read more »
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How To SAVE @ The Taste of Chicago!

How To SAVE @ The Taste of Chicago!
All Chicagoans LOVE the Taste of Chicago!  Especially when you can save money while enjoying all the delicious Chicago foods!  The Taste runs June 24 – July 3rd (11 AM – 8:30 PM, closes early on the 3rd @ 6 PM) in Grant Park with Free Admission.  Find new and old favorites from the Taste listed here!... Read more »

Fun and Frugal - TopGolf!

What is TopGolf you ask?  It’s a driving range experience set up with a twist located in Wood Dale, IL!  It has a fun atmosphere, delicious food, lots to do and affordable prices!  If you were baffled on what to do for your Dad this Father’s Day, you can make up for it and take Dad... Read more »

Free Chicago Museums This Week!

Free Chicago Museums This Week!
School’s out!  Don’t let your brain turn into mush – after all, if you’re not learning, you’re dying!  I don’t know who said that, but it scares you enough to keep learning, right?   Anyway, there’s a slew of free museums this week!   The Field Museum of Natural History, FREE ENTRY, Today – Friday, June 10! ... Read more »
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Cheap Eats: DIY Magic Shell Topping!

Cheap Eats: DIY Magic Shell Topping!
You want to eat healthy this summer and cheaply….well both can’t be done buying that bottled Magic Shell Topping!  It’s almost 4 dollars a bottle and is full of ingredients you can’t pronounce!   Here’s my solution…. 1/2 cup chocolate chips 2 tsp Coconut Oil (I use Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil bought on Amazon) ... Read more »

OMG - Gas Prices are INSANE!

OMG - Gas Prices are INSANE!
Okay my title pretty much sums it up!  What is the deal with the price at the pump?   While I sadly don’t have any secret tips for discounts or coupons on gas….I can offer other savings advice.  I’ve heard a rumor that if you pay cash sometimes you can get a 10% discount at certain stations.  Also... Read more »

Go On Vacation...For Free/Cheap!

Go On Vacation...For Free/Cheap!
People go crazy on vacations….and then when you get back to work and real life you have vacation blues and vacation BILLS!  Why not try a frugal vacation or even better….a FREE vacation? OFF-SEASON This is not limited to “October”…as most people would think.  For real off-season deals, you have to think outside the box!... Read more »
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Free St. Patty's Day in Chicago!

Free St. Patty's Day in Chicago!
Being frugal this weekend is not the “luck of the Irish” it’s just being smart and knowing where to find the free stuff in Chicago!   FREE RIDES All day long on Saturday there will be free shuttles (Thanks MillerLite!) in Chicago in the Loop and North Side…check out the details here!   PARADE AND RIVEROf course... Read more »